Issue #210 March 2011
Features - Director Gore Verbinski and ILM vfx supervisor Hal Hickel discuss the making of "Rango"; A Spanish studio delivers a love story infused with Cuban and American rhythms in Chico & Rita; Cartoon Movie offers a fine collection of Eurocentric animated fare with eclectic themes and styles. Oscar Watch - All the animation and vfx-related categories you really care about are here. Shorts - The German co-directors of the acclaimed special "The Gruffalo" dicscss how they adapted the popular children's book for the small screen; Director Alex Weil and the team at Charlex kick off the new year with a CG-aniamted flight of fancy titled "ShapeShifter". Television - The Hub's new "Transformers Prime" series adds sophisticated storylines and top-notch CG animation to the popular franchise. VFX - Veteran supe Greg McMurry reveals some of the clever ways he and the artists at ILM, Entity FX and Hammerhead deliverd the visual magic for "I Am Number Four".
Animation Magazine Volume 25, Issue 2, #210
- AniComm Awards; Oscar Watch